18 Oct Empowering Women in Atauro Island MPA with Fish-Based Products Processing Training for Alternative Income

The Atauro Island MPA in Timor-Leste was established earlier this year with the support of CTC and local partners to promote the sustainability of marine resources and fish habitat in Timor-Leste. Encompassing 13,252 hectares, this marine protected area is rich in marine resources, making it...

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18 Oct Timor-Leste’s New Samba Sembilan Marine Protected Area: A Milestone in Marine Biodiversity Conservation

Timor-Leste has officially announced a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Liquiçá Municipality. Named after a local hero, the Samba Sembilan MPA was declared early this year and covers more than 8,000 hectares of Liquiçá’s waters and marine ecosystems. Since 2017, CTC has supported the...

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05 Jun CTC Renews Partnership Agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Timor-Leste

Coral Triangle Center (CTC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Timor-Leste has renewed its partnership by formally signing a five-year cooperative agreement that will be implemented from 2023 until 2028. The agreement demonstrates CTC’s long-term commitment to assist regional efforts to conserve the marine...

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14 Sep Stronger Reef Health Monitoring Protocol for Integrated Atauro Island Marine Protected Area

To support the effective management of the newly established integrated Atauro Island marine protected area (MPA) in Timor-Leste, CTC has proposed a comprehensive Reef Health Monitoring (RHM) protocol. This protocol will provide guidelines for the monitoring team, as well as government partners and other working...

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